NYC Can't Sue Architects Over Hospital Damage

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 3:27 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge refused Wednesday to reconsider her finding that New York City is not a third-party beneficiary to a construction deal between a state agency and an architecture firm, affirming the city can't bring claims against the architects in a $40 million suit over damages to Bellevue Hospital.

Judge Eileen Bransten said that the city had presented nothing to make her doubt the findings in her March order, when among other things she dismissed Perkins Eastman Architects PC from the lawsuit because she...
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